If What They've Been Doing Hasn't Solved The Problem, Tell Them To Do Something Else.
If what they've been doing hasn't solved the problem, tell them to
do something else.
-- Gerald Weinberg, "The Secrets of Consulting"
Weinberg, as a young grocery clerk, advised the grocery manager to get rid of rutabagas which nobody every bought.
He did so. "Well, kid, that was a great idea," said the manager....
First Law of Living: As soon as you're doing what you wanted to be doing, you want to be doing something else.
I've got to hand it to the Venetians, though. I can't tell you how impressed I was with that city.
Nowhere else in the world can you find a flood area bringing in so much tourist gold....
If doctors ever tell you that you've "flipped out," don't believe them, and just keep on doing what you were doing, because something tells me "the Man" is behind this.
-- Deep Thoughts, by Jack Handey...
Every time you start something, you end something else.
Just be sure that what you are doing is an improvement....
If you cannot in the long run tell everyone what you have been doing, your doing was worthless.
-- Edwim Schrodinge...
Everybody Knows: If something is worth doing once, it's worth building a tool to do it.
Your problem is another's solution; Your solution will be his problem....
Law of the Great Idea: The only time you come up with a great solution is after somebody else has solved the problem.
Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do.